Street Level Drug Arrests News Conference Friday Morning

SARASOTA, Fla. – June 11, 2015 – 3 p.m.

The Sarasota Police Department will be holding a news conference tomorrow, Friday, June 12, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Community Room of the Sarasota Police Department Headquarters, 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota.  The news conference is in reference a major operation that resulted in a significant number of arrests of street level drug dealers in the City of Sarasota over the last six months.

The Sarasota Police Department Narcotics Unit has completed a long term operation with the purpose of targeting street level drug dealers within the City of .Sarasota.  The operation was conducted using undercover detectives to make drug buys from suspected street level dealers in areas that intelligence-led policing proved to be highest in drug crimes.

More details will be released at a news conference Friday at 10 a.m.  Media planning to cover the event is asked to arrive at 9:45 a.m. to allow for an on-time start.